Water tanks are an excellent way to store large quantities of water and gain water independence to secure a fresh water supply with the threat of water scarcity and water outages.
We can supply and install rainwater harvesting systems. You decide whether to use the harvested water in your home and garden.
Our water tanks come in [...]
As the world increasingly turns its attention to the scarcity of water as its next major environmental and sustainability challenge, rainwater harvesting systems are growing in importance for commercial and residential properties.
These systems allow homeowners, businesses and industry to collect or “harvest” rainwater from roofs and stormwater run-off, and store it for future use. This [...]
China may have found an environmentally friendly way to save money while easing congestion on city roads, Engadget reports.
Instead of spending millions to widen roads, the Shenzhen Huashi Future Parking Equipment company is developing a “3D Express Coach” (also called a “three-dimensional fast bus”) that will allow cars less than two metres high to travel [...]
If urgent steps are not taken, South Africa will run out of water for future economic growth within the next five years.
This is among several alarming expert opinions contained in the second edition of “The Environmental Handbook: A Guide to Green Business in South Africa”, launched in Cape Town this week.
In a guest foreword to [...]
You can use solar power to run outdoor lights; replace security, poolside and garden lights with solar powered lights and save electricity. They are long lasting and will last through all weather conditions.
Solar water heating is also a great alternative to normal electricity-intensive geysers.
There are two types of geysers – direct systems that [...]
As with a conventional geyser, the hot water storage container in a solar geyser is thermally insulated to retain heat.
Solar geysers are usually larger than electric geysers and better insulated. This allows you to maximise your solar gains.
Solar geysers can be linked to existing geysers or can completely replace them. The system can be installed [...]
In this sunny country, solar energy is an abundant source of renewable energy, making it an obvious choice when seeking alternative sources of energy.
Solar water heating & how a Solar Geyser works
Solar geysers are built on two basic principles of physics: dark coloured objects absorb heat, and hot water rises.
Unlike other systems that can be [...]
High levels of the toxic chemical chromium-6 – the villain in Erin Brockovich – have been found in the groundwater and soil of residential Merebank, Durban.
Chromium-6 was brought to the public’s attention by the 2000 movie Erin Brockovich, based on the true story of how the residents of Hinkley, California, won a $333 million settlement [...]
Depending on your budget, there are several ways to get started. A few of the popular options are:
* Solar Pool Heater which extends your swimming season by up to three months. This uses no additional electricity, and heats up your pool by 4 – 9 degrees. (In Mpumalanga, we would only use this for [...]